Talking Back to the Machine: Computers and Human Aspiration

Talking Back to the Machine: Computers and Human Aspiration

by Peter J. Denning
     
 

From one of the editors of the renowned book Beyond Calculation, acclaimed by The New York Times for its "astonishing intellectual reach", comes a new collection of equal brilliance. Focusing on the impact of computers on humans, Talking Back to the Machine features essays on how computers will affect the ways we live, learn, teach, communicate, and relate to each

Overview

From one of the editors of the renowned book Beyond Calculation, acclaimed by The New York Times for its "astonishing intellectual reach", comes a new collection of equal brilliance. Focusing on the impact of computers on humans, Talking Back to the Machine features essays on how computers will affect the ways we live, learn, teach, communicate, and relate to each other in the coming decades. Outstanding contemporary thinkers describe the myriad ways, both good and bad, in which our lives will be altered by information technology, and what we can do to influence these changes. Talking Back to the Machine is a must-read for anyone who is interested in technology and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461274339
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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